Geometrical dimensions and morphological study of the lumbar spinal canal in the normal Egyptian population.

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Information regarding the precise dimensions of the lumbar vertebrae is essential for spinal surgery and instrumentation. When stenosis of the vertebral canal or the intervertebral foramen exists, the neural structures in them can be affected and cause symptoms such as low back or radicular pain. Accurate and comprehensive spinal canal measurements in the… (More)
DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20130122-27

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@article{Aly2013GeometricalDA, title={Geometrical dimensions and morphological study of the lumbar spinal canal in the normal Egyptian population.}, author={Tarek S Aly and Osama Amin}, journal={Orthopedics}, year={2013}, volume={36 2}, pages={e229-34} }